Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Audi TT RS first drive review: overcoming imbalance

If you were going to design a sports car, you wouldn't start with the layout of the Audi TT. You wouldn't choose a front-wheel-drive architecture. You wouldn't turn the engine sideways, and you damn sure wouldn't locate it ahead of the front axle. Instead, you'd start...

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Rare Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a Portuguese hill climb

For the 993-series 911, Porsche produced less than 60 examples of the mighty GT2, and even fewer GT2 Evo models. This first-generation GT2 was built in an effort to satisfy homologation requirements, and it was a monstrous example of what Porsche could get away with in a road car. Power was rated...

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Report: Next-gen Maserati GranTurismo delayed until 2019

The Maserati GranTurismo has been with us since 2008 and is certainly showing its age against more modern rivals such as the Aston Martin DB11 and Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe. During Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' 5-year strategy announcement in May 2014, CEO Sergio Marchionne said Maserati would...

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Evora GT430 is most powerful Lotus road car yet

Lotus on Thursday unveiled the most powerful road car in the marque's history. The car is the Evora GT430, and as the name suggests it's packing 430 horsepower. The power, together with 325 pound-feet of torque, is generated by the Evora's familiar 3.5-liter supercharged V-6 and...

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Watch Porsche build the 2018 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series

If you're a Porsche fan, you have plenty of options when it comes to choosing the 911 that best suits you. The standard cars are fantastic road machines, while the top-spec RS models will set your local track ablaze. Somewhere towards the upper end of the 911 echelon sits the Turbo and Turbo S. Now...

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Porsche 718 Boxster GTS spy shots

Porsche is cooking up the next level of performance for its 718 range. Our latest spy shots show a prototype for the new 718 Boxster GTS. Compared to the regular 718 Boxster, the prototype is wearing a new front fascia incorporating an A-wing design similar to what we see on the 918 Spyder...

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New video explores the Sultan of Brunei’s vast car collection

Some people are fortunate enough to have the means to purchase one of their dream cars in a lifetime; others buy dozens or even hundreds if they can afford to do so. The Sultan of Brunei? Well, his case is a little different. Long known for his love of cars and equal love of extravagance, the...

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More patent drawings for mystery mid-engine Honda emerge

Whether you want to call it a baby NSX, an S2000 successor, or something entirely different, mounting evidence suggests Honda is cooking up a sports car of some sort. Patent drawings for a mid-engine sports car filed by Honda with the European Patent Organization were discovered in 2015. Now a new...

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